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[audio]Booktown 26 June 2006 - Eric Tomb
Eric Tomb talks with Roberta (Bobbie) Conner, author of one of the essays in Lewis and Clark Through Indian Eyes, and with Catherine Bramkamp about her new novel Woman on the Verge of Wyoming.
Keywords: KVMR-FM book program
Downloads: 80
[audio]Booktown 5 March 2007 - Eric Tomb
Eric Tomb talks with Boston Globe columnist Alex Beam about the as yet unnamed book he is writing on the Great Books movement. This is the second of a series on this topic: Eric will check in with Alex every 4-6 months to find out what he's discovering and how the book is progressing. KVMR-FM will broadcast this program on 5 March.
Keywords: KVMR-FM Book Program
Downloads: 88
[audio]Booktown 15 October 2007 - Eric Tomb
Eric Tomb talks with Reverend Sharon Delgado about her recent book Shaking the Gates of Hell: Faith-Led Resistance to Corporate Globalization; with actor and playwright Gary Wright about his new play Evermore, which covers the last eight years of Edgar Allan Poe's life and which is now running at the Nevada Theatre in Nevada City; with poet Molly Fisk about the new anthology Open to All:What the Library Means to Me; and with poet Chris Olander about the Nevada County Poetry Series upcoming 50th ...
Keywords: Booktown; books; KVMR-FM book program; Sharon Delgado; Shaking the Gates of Hell; Gary Wright; Edgar Allan Poe; Evermore; Foothill Theatre Company; Nevada Theatre; Molly Fisk; Open to All; Chris Olander; Jack Kerouac; On the Road
Downloads: 40
[audio]Ha Jin Interview 11 November 2007 - Eric Tomb
Eric Tomb talks with novelist, poet and story-writer Ha Jin, whose best-known books include Waiting, which won the National Book Award in 1999, and War Trash, about his latest and longest novel A Free Life. He spoke at the Crest Theater in Sacramento as part of the California Lectures series on Thursday 15 November.This interview was broadcast on KVMR-FM's Booktown progam on 12 November
Keywords: KVMR-FM book program; Booktown; books; Ha Jin; Waiting; War Trash; A Free Life; Crest Theater; California Lectures
Downloads: 93
[audio]Booktown 22 January 2007 - Eric Tomb
Eric Tomb talks with Velina Hasu Houston, author of Tea, which the Community Asian Theatre of the Sierra (CATS) is now performing in Nevada City, and many other plays; and with Booktown's Brooklyn correspondent Erin Rogers. The books Eric and Erin discussed included Balthasar Gracian's The Art of Worldly Wisdom, Mark Helprin's Winter's Tale, Italo Calvino's Six Memos for the Next Millenium and the work of poets Les Murray and Charles Wright.
Keywords: KVMR-FM Book Program, Books, Booktown, Velina Hasu Houston, Tea, Community Asian Theatre of the Sierra, CATS, Erin Rogers, Baltasar Gracian, Art of Worldly Wisdom, Mark Helprin, Winter's Tale, Italo Calvino, Six Memos for the Next Millennium, Les Murray, Charles Wright
Downloads: 120
[audio]Booktown 21 August 2006 - Eric Tomb
John Fletcher talks with Thomas Dunham and Desmond Gallagher of the Friends of the Nevada County Libraries and Jan Bailey of Placer County Friends of the Library about their organizations' goals and accomplishments.
Keywords: KVMR-FM book program
Downloads: 37
[audio]Booktown 18 September 2006 - Eric Tomb
Eric Tomb talks with poet Tom Wilson, who will read with Rodger Groghan and W K Dolphin at the next monthly performance of the Nevada County Poetry Series at the Center for the Arts in Grass Valley on Thursday 21 September; and with Julie Cobden, organizer of the Nevada County Dictionary Project, which distributes paperback copies of the Oxford American Dictionary to 1000 fifth graders in western Nevada County every autumn.
Keywords: KVMR-FM book program
Downloads: 75
[audio]Booktown 22 August 2005 - Eric Tomb
Eric Tomb talks with Chris Cleave about his novel Incendiary and with Sands Hall about her book Tools of the Writer's Craft
Keywords: KVMR-FM book program
Downloads: 320
[audio]Booktown 2 October 2006 - Eric Tomb
Eric Tomb talks with Nina Jablonski, Head of the Department of Anthropology at Pennsylvania State University, about her new book Skin: A Natural History and with Boston Globe columnist Alex Beam about the book he is writing about the origin and development of the Great Books program.
Keywords: KVMR-FM Book Program
Downloads: 91
[audio]Booktown 15 February 2010 - Eric Tomb
Eric Tomb talks with the author/editor/translator of two compendiums of world literature: first with Peter Constantine, one of the editors and translators of The Greek Poets: Homer to the Present; then with Dennis Tedlock, author and translator of 2000 Years of Mayan Literature.
Keywords: KVMR-FM book program; books; Booktown; Peter Constantine; The Greek Poets; Dennis Tedlock; 2000 Years of Mayan Literature
Downloads: 11
[audio]Booktown 19 September 2005 - Eric Tomb
Eric Tomb talks with poet William O'Daly about his translations of Pablo Neruda's six posthumous books, some of which he will read from this week in Grass Valley, and with Danna Hanelin about her new CD of short stories by local authors.
Keywords: KVMR-FM book program
Downloads: 354
[audio]Booktown 4 January 2010: Raj Patel/Matt Roney (speaking for Lester Brown) - Eric Tomb
Eric Tomb talks with Raj Patel about his book The Value of Nothing: How to Reshape Market Society and Redefine Democracy and with Matt Roney, a research staffer at the Earth Policy Institute, about Lester Brown's Plan B 4.0
Keywords: KVMR-FM book program; books; Booktown; Raj Patel; The Value of Nothing; Lester Brown; Plan B 4.0; Matt Roney
Downloads: 19
[audio]Amy Tan Interview 19 September 2006 - Eric Tomb
Eric Tomb talks with Amy Tan, author most recently of Saving Fish From Drowning, who will appear at Literature Alive!'s Wordslingers Festival at 7:30 PM on Saturday 21 October at the Veterans Memorial; Building in Grass Valley. This interview will be broadcast on KVMR-FM's Booktown program at 1 PM Pacific Time on Monday 16 October.
Keywords: KVMR-FM Book Program
Downloads: 272
[audio]Booktown 7 June 2010: Tim O'Keefe - Eric Tomb
Eric Tomb talks with Georgia State University Philosophy Professor Tim O'Keefe about his book Epicureanism, which is part of the University of California Press Ancient Philosophies series.
Keywords: KVMR-FM book program; books; Booktown; tim O'Keefe; Epicureanism; Ancient Philosophies
Downloads: 16
[audio]Nina Jablonski interview 19 September 2006 - Eric Tomb
Eric Tomb talks with Nina Jablonski, Head of the Department of Anthropology at Pennsyslvania State University, about her new book Skin: A Natural History. This interview will be broadcast on KVMR-FM's Booktown progam at 1 PM Pacific Time on Monday 2 October 2006.
Keywords: KVMR-FM Book Program
Downloads: 151
[audio]Favorite Books of 2010 - Eric Tomb
Eric Tomb talks with John Deaderick, Cameron Cobden and Alison Jones-Pomatto about the books they most enjoyed reading in 2010.
Keywords: books; 2010; John Deaderick; Cameron Cobden; Alison Jones-Pomatto
Downloads: 27
[audio]Booktown 26 December 2005 - Eric Tomb
Eric Tomb talks with Cameron Cobden, John Deaderick and Alison Jones-Pomatto about their favorite books of 2005.
Keywords: KVMR-FM Book program
Downloads: 77
[audio]Booktown 28 November 2005 - Eric Tomb
Eric Tomb talks with poet and storyteller Steve Sanfield about his new book The Rain Begins Below: Selected Slightly Longer Poems and with actor Martin Buchanan about his one-man adaptation of Pam Houston's novel Sight Hound.
Keywords: KVMR-FM book program
Downloads: 78
[audio]Booktown 30 March 2009: Mary Roach/Lawrence Weschler - Eric Tomb
Eric Tomb talks with Mary Roach about her books Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers, Spook: Science Tackles the Afterlife and Bonk: The Curious Coupling of Science and Sex. He then talks with Lawrence Weschler about his books Seeing is Forgetting the Name of What One Sees: Thirty Years of Conversations with Robert Irwin and True to Life: Twenty-five Years of Conversations with David Hockney.
Keywords: KVMR-FM book program; books; Booktown; Mary Roach; Stiff; Spook; Bonk; Lawrence Weschler; Seeing is Forgetting the Name of What One Sees; Robert Irwin; True to Life; David Hockney
Downloads: 40
[audio]Booktown 6 February 2006 - Eric Tomb
Eric Tomb talks with David Mas Masumoto, author of Epitaph for a Peach, this year's reading selection for Nevada County Reads; with Joan Bechtel and Linda Cohen, authors of Motherhood Confidential, who will appear at the Book Seller in Grass Valley this weeks; and with Susan Wooldridge, author of poemcrazy, who will appear at the Madelyn Helling Library this week.
Keywords: KVMR-FM book program
Downloads: 42
[audio]Booktown 26 April 2010: Alice Albinia/ Seth G Jones - Eric Tomb
Eric Tomb talks with Alice Albinia about her prize-winning book Empires of the Indus: The Story of a River, which has just come out in paperback. He then talks with Seth G Jones about his book In the Graveyard of Empires:America's War in Afghanistan, also just out in paperback with a new Afterword.
Keywords: KVMR-FM book program; books; Booktown; Alice Albinia; Empires of the Indus; Seth G Jones; In the Graveyard of Empires
Downloads: 29
[audio]Booktown 6 March 2006 - Eric Tomb
John Fletcher talks with Berkeley author Jim Hughes about his memoir Devout Coward and Cosmic Vagabond, with Don Bowles the Trotsyite artist and with poets Christine Irving and Kathryn Smith about their upcoming reading What Do Women Want?
Keywords: KVMR-FM book program
Downloads: 93
[audio]Booktown 12 May 2008 - Eric Tomb
Eric Tomb talks with Patrick Symmes, author of The Boys from Dolores: Fidel Castro's Schoolmates from Revolution to Exile and then with George Johnson, author of The Ten Most Beautiful Experiments.
Keywords: KVMR-FM book program; Booktown; books; Patrick Symmes; The Boys from Dolores; Fidel Castro; Cuba; Cuban Revolution; George Johnson; The Ten Most Beautiful Experiments
Downloads: 21
[audio]Booktown 18 February 2008 - Eric Tomb
Eric Tomb talks with Philip Fradkin about his new biography Wallace Stegner and the American West. Nevada City writer Sands Hall, whose play Fair Use explores the questions of plagiarism that hover around Stegner's Pulitzer Prize winning novel Angle of Repose, briefly joins in the conversation. Eric then talks with Nevada County writer Dale Pendell about his recent book Walking with Nobby: Conversations with Norman O Brown.
Keywords: KVMR-FM book program; books; Booktown; Philip L Fradkin; Wallace Stegner; Sands Hall; Fair Use; Dale Pendell; Norman O Brown; Walking with Nobby
Downloads: 34
[audio]Booktown 21 December 2009: the year's favorite books - Eric Tomb
Booktown's Readers Panel--Cameron Cobden, John Deaderick,Alison Jones-Pomatto and Eric Tomb--talk about their favorites of the books they've read this year.
Keywords: KVMR-FM book program; books; Booktown; Cameron Cobden; John Deaderick; Alison Jones-Pomatto; Eric Tomb
Downloads: 7
[audio]Booktown 26 May 2008 - Eric Tomb
Eric Tomb interviews Charles Entrekin, who recently moved from Nevada County to the Bay Area, about his new novel Red Mountain.He then remembers Nevada City novelist Oakley Hall, who died on 12 May, talking with his daughter novelist and playwright Sands Hall and playing excerpts from an conversation between Oakley Hall and his former student Michael Chabon, which was recorded at UC Berkeley last January.He finally remembers Nevada City singer, storyteller and anarchist activist U Utah Phillips,...
Keywords: Booktown; books; KVMR-FM book program; Charles Entrekin; Red Mountain; Oakley Hall; Warlock; Sands Hall; Michael Chabon; U Utah Phillips; The Old Guy; poems; Rosalie Sorrels; If I Could Be the Rain
Downloads: 29
[audio]Booktown 1 May 2006 - Eric Tomb
Eric Tomb talks with Peter Schrag, author of California: America's High-Stakes Experiment, and with Nevada City attorney Allan Haley about his proposal for a private library in Nevada County modelled on the Boston Athenaeum
Keywords: KVMR-FM book program
Downloads: 306
[audio]Booktown 8 January 2007 - Eric Tomb
Eric Tomb talks with Karen Cerulo, Professor of Sociology at Rutgers University anout her book Never Saw It Coming: Cultural Challenges to Envisioning the Worst, and with Thomas Homer-Dixon, Director of the Trudeau Center for Peace and Conflict Studies and Professor of Political Science at the University of Toronto, about his book The Upside of Down: Catastrophe, Creativity, and the Renewal of Civilization.
Keywords: KVMR-FM book program
Downloads: 173
[audio]Booktown 9 June 2008 - Eric Tomb
Eric Tomb talks with two Nevada County historians about their most recent books: with Hank Meals about The River: Hiking Trails and History of the South Fork of the Yuba River; and with Orval Bronson about Launched into Eternity: Lynching and Judicial Executions in 19th Century Nevada County.
Keywords: KVMR-FM book program; books; Booktown; Hank Meals; The River; Yuba River; South Yuba River; Orval Bronson; lynching; Nevada County history
Downloads: 60
[audio]Booktown 13 December 2004 - Eric Tomb
Eric Tomb talks with poet Gary Snyder about his new book Danger on Peaks and an overview of his literary career.
Keywords: KVMR-FM book program
Downloads: 122
[audio]Booktown 16 April 2007 - Eric Tomb
Eric Tomb speaks with short story master Deborah Eisenberg about her four volumes of stories and especially her recent Twilight of the Superheroes and with California Poet Laureate Al Young.
Keywords: KVMR-FM Book Program
Downloads: 50
[audio]Booktown 25 June 2007 - Eric Tomb
Eric Tomb talks with David R Montgomery, Professor of Earth and Space Sciences at the University of Washington, about his recent book Dirt: The Erosion of Civilizations; then with Nevada County Library Literacy Coordinator Alan Archer.
Keywords: KVMR-FM Book Program
Downloads: 35
[audio]Booktown 12 November 2007: Jonathan Schell/Ha Jin - Eric Tomb
Eric Tomb talks with Jonathan Schell, author of The Fate of the Earth and The Unconquerable World, about his recent book The Seventh Decade:The New Shape of Nuclear Danger. He then talks with Ha Jin, author of Waiting and War Trash, about his new novel A Free Life. He finally devotes a few minutes to considering the life and work of Norman Mailer, who died a few days ago.
Keywords: KVMR-FM book program; books; Booktown; Jonathan Schell; The Fate of the Earth; The Unconquerable World; The Seventh Decade; nuclear weapons; Ha Jin; Waiting; War Trash; A Free Life; Norman Mailer; The Naked and the Dead; Advertisements for Myself; The Armies of the Night; The Executioner's Song; Why Are We in Vietnam?; The Wrockers; . Alimony Blues
Downloads: 53
[audio]Booktown 31 March 2008 - Eric Tomb
Eric Tomb talks with Gayle Greene, Professor of English and Women's Studies at Scripps College, about her recent book Insomniac, an impassioned, often angry account of the current state of insomnia research and treatment by a lifelong sufferer. He then talks with local bookseller and author James Van Eaton about his 'epic fantasy' novel Down the Darkening Road.
Keywords: KVMR-FM book program; Booktown; books; Gayle Greene; Insomniac; James Van Eaton; Down the Darkening Road
Downloads: 31
[audio]Booktown 28 April 2008 - Eric Tomb
Eric Tomb talks with Tobias Wolff about his new book Our Story Begins: Selected and New Stories, the plays a rcording of T C Boyle reading the story Bullet in the Brain from the collection. He thn talks with David Ambrose about the Picador paperback reissue of his first novel The Man Who Turned Into Himslf, which was originally published in 1993.
Keywords: KVMR-FM book program; Booktown; books; Tobias Wolff; Our Story Begins: Selectd and New Stories; This Boy's Life; In Pharoah's Army; The Barracks Thief; Old School; T C Boyle; Bullet in the Brain; David Ambrose; The Man Who Turned into Himself; Mother of God
Downloads: 28
[audio]Booktown 13 November 2006 - Eric Tomb
Eric Tomb talks with Booktown's Camptonville correspondent John Deaderick about his reacent reading, especially David Mitchell's Black Swan Green and Ford Madox Ford's The Good Soldier; with editor Barry Pateman about the work of Edward Carpenter; and with Chris Olander about the Nevada County Poetry Series Giant Open Mic reading, where the NCPS 2006 Anthology will be introduced.
Keywords: KVMR-FM Book Program, books, Booktown, John Deaderick, David Mitchell, Black Swan Green, Ford Madox Ford, The Good Soldier, Barry Pateman, Edward Carpenter, Chris Olander, Nevada County Poetry Series, NCPS 2006 Anthology
Downloads: 61
[audio]Booktown 23 June 2008 - Eric Tomb
Eric Tomb talks with the translators of two widely distant but in some ways very similar poets: Peter Green on his translation of the first century BCE Latin poet Catullus and Hiroaki Sato on his translation of the early 20th century Japanese poet Miyazawa Kenji. He ends with two short poems read by the 20th century American kindred spirit Frank O'Hara.
Keywords: KVMR-FM book program; books; Booktown; Peter Green; Catullus; Hiroaki Sato; Miyazawa Kenji; Frank O'Hara
Downloads: 32
[audio]Booktown 19 January 2009 - Eric Tomb
Eric Tomb talks with Yale Law School Professor Amy Chua about her book Day of Empire: How Hyperpowers Rise to Global Dominance and Why They Fall, which has just come out in paperback, referring occasionally to her earlier book World on Fire: How Exporting Free Market Democracy Breeds Ethnic Hatred and Global Instability. He then talks with Nevada City native Catharine Bramkamp about her latest novel Time is off the Essence...
Keywords: KVMR-FM book program; kvmr.org; books; Booktown; Amy Chua; Day of Empire; World on Fire; Catharine Bramkamp; Time is of the Essence; Woman on the Verge of Wyoming; Death Revokes the Sale
Downloads: 20
[audio]Booktown 26 November 2007 - Eric Tomb
Eric Tomb talks with Bill Boyarsky about his new book Big Daddy: Jesse Unruh and the Art of Power Politics and with Ruthanne Lum McCunn aboput her new novel God of Luck.
Keywords: KVMR-FM book program; books; Booktown; Bill Boyarsky; Jesse Unruh; California politics; Ruthanne Lum McCunn; God of Luck
Downloads: 25
[audio]Booktown 20 March 2006 - Eric Tomb
Eric Tomb talks with poet Dale Pendell about Pharmako-Gnosis, the final volume in his trilogy on pyschoactive drugs, and with Richard Stockton about his book Fondle the Fear.
Keywords: KVMR-FM book program
Downloads: 480
[audio]Booktown 16 October 2006 - Eric Tomb
Eric Tomb talks with Amy Tan, largely about her latest novel Saving Fish From Drowning; with Jason Roberts, author of A Sense of the World: How a Blind Man Became History's Greatest Traveler; and with Mark Lyon, who will present his one-man play Ghosties and Ghoulies and Long-legged Beasties and tThings that Go Bump in the Night at the Miners Foundry in Nevada city on Thursday 19 October.
Keywords: KVMR-FM Book Program
Downloads: 64
[audio]Booktown 7 August 2006 - Eric Tomb
Eric Tomb talks with David Bianculli, TV critic for the New York Daily News and frequent contributor to NPR's Fresh Air, who will be leading several workshops at next week's CSUS Summer Writers' Conference; plays several pieces by Daryl Knight, who will read in the Nevada County Poetry Series' evening of Cowboy Poetry in Grass Valley next week; and talks with Booktown's Brooklyn correspondent Erin Rogers.
Keywords: KVMR-FM book program
Downloads: 48
[audio]Booktown 19 February 2007 - Eric Tomb
As part of Booktown's Great Dead Anarchists series, Eric Tomb talks with Barry Pateman about the life and work of American poet, novelist and essayist Paul Goodman. Eric then talks with David Lawler and Leland Pauly, the editors of The Life Story of Bill Meek--Stagecoach Driver. KVMR will broadcast this program on 19 February.
Keywords: KVMR-FM Book Program
Downloads: 110
[audio]Booktown 11 May 2009: Tony Horwitz/Douglas Adams - Eric Tomb
Eric Tomb talks with journalist and author Tony Horwitz about his book A Voyage Long and Strange, which has just come out in paperback. He then plays the beginning of a talk which Douglas Adams, who was born on 11 May 1952, gave at the University of California in Santa Barbara a few months before his death
Keywords: KVMR-FM book program; books; Booktown; Tony Horwitz; A Voyage Long and Strange; Douglas Adams
Downloads: 46
[audio]Favorite Books 2012 - Eric Tomb
John Deaderick and Eric Tomb discuss their favorites among the books they read in 2012.
Keywords: Booktown; favorite books; 2013; John Deaderick; Eric Tomb
Downloads: 40
[audio]Booktown 27 October 2008 - Eric Tomb
Eric Tomb talks with New Yorker classical music critic Alex Ross about his book The Rest is Noise: Listening to the Twentieth Century, which has just been issued in paperback; and with David Peattie, publisher of Whereabouts Press, about their Traveler's Literary Companion series.
Keywords: KVMR-FM book program; books; Booktown; Alex Ross; The Rest is Noise; David Peattie; Whereabouts Press; Traveler's Literary Companion
Downloads: 22
[audio]Booktown 16 March 2009: Pico Iyer/Belden Johnson - Eric Tomb
Eric Tomb talks with journalist Pico Iyer about his book The Open Road: The Global Journey of the Fourteenth Dalai Lama, which has come out in paperback to mark the 50th anniversary of the Dalai Lama's exile from Tibet. He then talks with Nevada City poet and marriage counselor Belden Johnson about his new novel Fathers and Teachers.
Keywords: KVMR-FM book program; books; Booktown; Pico Iyer; The Open Road; the fourteenth Dalai Lama; Belden Johnson; Fathers and Teachers
Downloads: 42
[audio]Booktown 11 June 2007 - Eric Tomb
Eric Tomb talks with Jean Pfaelzer, Professor of English, East Asian Studies and American Studies at the University of Delaware, about her recent book Driven Out: The Forgotten War Against Chinese Americans; then with the distinguished American novelist James D Houston about his latest novel Bird of Another Heaven.
Keywords: KVMR-FM Book Program
Downloads: 61
[audio]Booktown 30 April 2007 - Eric Tomb
Eric Tomb talks with Rebecca Goldstein about her philosophical sudies Betraying Spinoza: Ther Renegade Jew Who Gave Us Modernity and Incompleteness: The Proof and Paradox of Kurt Goedel and novels The Mind-Body Problem, Mazel and Properties of Light. He then talks with her daughter Yael Goldstein about her first novel Overture.
Keywords: KVMR-FM Book Program
Downloads: 164
[audio]Carl Mautz interview 20 July 2012 - Eric Tomb
Eric Tomb talks with Nevada City publisher Carl Mautz about Along the Way: Journey with Chamba Lane. Chamba, who hosted Rabble Rousing on KVMR-FM for many years, died in May 2011. Carl published his collection of travel sketches a year later.
Keywords: Booktown; books; Carl Mautz; Chamba Lane; Along the Way: Journey with Chamba Lane; KVMR-FM; Rabble Rousing
Downloads: 15
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